Germany's Ballack out of World Cup opener
Germany will be without captain Michael Ballack
for Friday's World Cup opening match against Costa Rica in Munich
because of a calf injury. "It seems Michael will not be on the pitch
for the Costa Rica game," coach Juergen Klinsmann said at a news
conference on Thursday.
Light heavyweight finalists found
The final line up in the light heavy weight
under 81 kg and the quarterfinal line up in the flyweight under 51
kg event was completed on the second day of the Layton Cup boxing
meet continued at the Sugathadasa indoor stadium yesterday.
Lanka take on National League champs Essex today
The strength of Sri Lanka's one-day squad will
depend on how well left-arm fast bowler Nuwan Zoysa recovers from
his niggling hamstring injury which kept him out of contention for a
place in the third and final cricket Test against England at Trent
Bridge which Sri Lanka won by 134 runs.